Staff and trustees at the RAF Benevolent Fund were saddened to hear about the passing of Bomber Command veteran Gordon Mellor, who campaigned tirelessly to see a lasting memorial built to the brave men of Bomber Command, determined that their legacy would never be forgotten.
For Margaret Peckham, life changed when her husband, best friend and soulmate, David, passed away in 2014. After 60 years of marriage, Margaret was living alone for the first time in her life, with very little interaction or human contact with others, which we so often take for granted, until it is gone.
It may seem fitting that today, on Blue Monday, known as the most depressing day of the year, we are launching new services to support the emotional wellbeing of the RAF Family.
One of the most vocal advocates for the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, Sir Winston Churchill, is the focus of a new film released today.
This winter will be a little warmer for 83-year-old Lynette Carter thanks to a grant from the RAF Benevolent Fund.
For Jon and his wife Tonia, a holiday seemed out of the question when Jon received the devastating news that he had terminal cancer. But last year, the couple, along with their teenaged son, Keiran, were able to get away as a family.
For French woman Mdme Huguette Rouillard there was nothing better than an afternoon spent with her RAF friends. Hers was a passion which had begun as a girl growing up during the Second World War and endured for a lifetime.
As an RAF wife I've had to get used to my husband going away on deployment but this time, his first since our children were born, brought with it a whole new set of challenges I hadn't experienced before and wasn't well prepared for.
Cruse Bereavement Care is just one of the specialist agencies the RAF Benevolent Fund works with to support RAF personnel past and present.
Former RAF telecoms operator Ian Park says works to adapt his home and ensure he can live on one floor have 'changed his life'.